315.708.81 HIT STANDARDS AND SYSTEMS INTEROPERABILITY
Students learn the health information technology (HIT) standards critical to the successful implementation of local, regional, national and international health information systems. Target competencies are to specify user (clinicians, public health professionals) needs for an information system that will supports data collection and exchanges in the process of solving a public health problem; identify HIT standards for such information system; and learn about user role in a national HIT standardization process.
To understand health information exchanges (HIEs) between clinical and public/population health data systems. To understand the main categories of HIT standards. To understand the standards harmonization process. To be able to participate in the design of information systems in public health.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
To Discuss health information exchanges (HIEs) between clinical and public/population health data systems
Discuss the main categories of HIT standards
Discuss the standardization process
participate in the design of information systems in public health or clinical settings
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